Gynec Oncology in Hyderabad

Dr Sai Lakshmi Daayana

Experience: 18 yrs+

I am a doctor - it’s a profession that may be considered a special mission, a devotion. It calls for involvement, respect and willingness to help all other people.


MBBS, MRCOG, MD RCOG approved Sub-specialty training in Gynaecological Oncology (UK)


English, हिंदी, తెలుగు

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18 years +


Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills

Apollo Health City, Road No 72, Opp. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School, Film Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500033
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Work Experience

    • Now Working as Consultant in Surgical Gynaecological Oncology, Apollo Cancer Institutes, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
    • Consultant in Surgical Gynaecological Oncology  - St James Institute of Oncology, Leeds (UK) 2013 – 2016
    • Clinical Lecturer in Surgical Gynaecological Oncology – Christie hospital, Manchester (UK) 2009 - 2013

Awards and Achievements

    • Gynaecology oncology is a relatively new sub-specialty in india. However, in the developed countries relevant training and qualifications have been in place for many years.
    • Dr Sai Lakshmi Daayana ( Gynaecology Cancer Specialist, Gynae Oncologist in Hyderabad ) underwent all her training and work experience in UK for 18 years. With her unrivalled UK qualifications and experience, she takes a unique place in India in the field of gynaecology cancers.
    • She has numerous international publications, presentations, papers and invited guest lectures to her credit.

Research and Publications

  • Scientific Papers:

    • Seroepidemiology of Human Papillomavirus 16 (HPV16)L2 and generation of L2-Specific  Human Chimeric Monoclonal Antibodies. Wamg JW, Jagu S, Wu WH, Viscidi RP, Macgregor-Da A, Fogel JM, Kwak K, Daayana S, Kitchener H, Stern PL, Gravitt PE, Trimble CL, Roden RB. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 Jul;22(7):806-16.
    • John A Tidy, Jamie Healey, Sai Daayana, Mary Martin, Prof Walter Prendiville, Prof Henry Kitchener. Improved detection of high-grade cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy with colposcopy. BJOG.2013 Mar; 120(4):400-10.
    • Daayana S, Winter U, Stern PL, Kitchener HC. The Role of Photodynamic Therapy in the Management of Vulval Intraepithelial Neoplasia. Photochem Photobiol Sci.2011 May 1;10(5):802-9.
    • Daayana S, Elkord E, Winter U, Pawlita M, Roden R, Stern PL, Kitchener HC. Phase II trial of imiquimod and HPV therapeutic vaccination in patients with vulval intraepithelial neoplasia. Br J Cancer.2010 Mar 30; 102(7):1129-36.Epub 2010 Mar 16.
    • Winter U, Daayana S, Tomlinson AE, Elkord E, Stern PL, Kitchener HC. Clinical and immunological results of a Phase II trial of sequential imiquimod and photodynamic therapy for vulval intraepithelial neoplasia. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 15;14(16):5292-9.
    • Daayana S, Baker P, Crocker I. An image analysis technique for the investigation of variations in placental morphology in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia with and without intrauterine growth restriction. J Soc Gynecol Investig. 2004 Dec; 11(8): 545-52.

    Invited review articles / book chapters / lectures:

    • Daayana S, Holland CM. Hormone replacement therapy and the endometrium. J menopause Int.2009 Sep; 15(3): 134-8.Review
    • Amanda Tristram, Sai Daayana, Peter Stern. Cervical Cancer Vaccination – an up to date guide. British Medical Journal – online from 21/02/08, 2013 (Update)
    • Book title: “The Difficult Robotic Hysterectomy” Chapter in book “Robotic Surgery: Practical Examples in Gynecology” edited by Sami Kilic, A. Kubilay Ertan and M. Faruk Kose. First Edition - 2011 Authors: Daayana S, Ahmed Sekotory A
    • I have been invited to lecture on ‘the role of HPV in cervical cancer’ at the BSCCP National conference in 2011 and 2012.
    • I have been invited to speak on ‘Performance Characteristics of Ultrasound vs. Cancer antigen (Ca125) in Ovarian Cancer Screening’ at the Annual Cancer Scientific Meeting, RCOG, London, April 2011.

Professional Memberships

  • Certification:

    • Sub-specialty Training in Surgical Gynaecological Oncology – RCOG (UK) 2013
    • CCT in Obstetrics & Gynaecology – RCOG – 2013 (UK)
    • MD (University of Manchester, UK) 2011
    • MRCOG  - RCOG (UK) 2002
    • MBBS – Univ of Health Sciences – (India) 1997


    • Member of Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG)
    • Member of European Society of Gynaecology Oncology (ESGO)
    • Member of British Society of Gynaecology Oncology (BGCS)


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